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Gurupurabs

Gurupurabs is the celebration of the births and martyrdom of Sikh Gurus. Three main Gurupurabs celebrated are the birth anniversaries of Guru Nanak and Guru Gobind and the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev. Guru Nanak Dev’s birthday is celebrated in November on the full moon day of Kartik by the devotees with great devotion.It is celebrated by a non-stop reading of the Adi Granth starts 2 days before the day of Gurupurab and religious rituals are held and hymns from the Granth Sahib are chanted. Large number of People participate in the Processions through the towns by singing and praying , buildings are beautifully illuminated at night during this day. Guru Arjan Dev’s martyrdom day is celebrated in the month of May/June and sweetened-water with milk (kachi lassi) is distributed to the people. Guru Tegh Bahadur’s martyrdom and and Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday are celebrated in December/January and Langar is distributed on these occasions in gurdwaras. 


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